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WASHINGTON (AP) - No cringe. No dazzle. No edge.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds - flown by an off-duty intelligence employee - shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
The Christie Chronicles: Gov. Christie and his backers have started a federal political action committee, an official step toward launching a presidential campaign.
NEW DELHI (AP) - President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has a telling hit list.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) - If Vice President Joe Biden looked captivated by last week's State of the Union address, chalk it up to good acting.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is holding up his home state as a model for economic revival in an Iowa speech with echoes from his 2012 run for president.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Prior Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee is reacquainting himself with activists who could help decide the next Republican nominee.
DES MOINES, Iowa - New Jersey Gov. Christie told an audience of more than 1,000 Iowa conservative activists at a conference here Saturday that he shares the same political values, deriding the "conventional wisdom" that says he's too moderate for the state that will cast the first votes in the 2016 Republican presidential race in a little more than a year.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is holding up his "go big and go bold" attitude as something Republicans need to emulate in Washington.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nominee, a political reality not lost on the parade of would-be 2016 candidates trying to draw attention at a Saturday gathering of social conservatives.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - In a show of solidarity with Saudi Arabia, President Barack Obama led a parade of American dignitaries to the ultraconservative desert kingdom Tuesday to pay respects after King Abdullah's death and take measure of the new monarch.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the wayward quadcopter that crashed on the White House grounds - flown by an off-duty intelligence employee - shows that the U.S. must take steps to ensure commercial and consumer drones are used safely.
As the competition to win the support of donors for a potential presidential campaign intensifies, Gov. Christie on Monday announced a federal political action committee that could lay the foundation for a 2016 run.
NEW DELHI (AP) - President Barack Obama gently nudged India Tuesday to fulfill its constitution's pledge to uphold the "dignity of the individual," drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.
ATLANTA (AP) - Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney have gotten much of the attention in these early days of the Republican race for president, but as they court the party's elite donors in private phone calls and meetings, a group of likely candidates to their right are just as eagerly chasing support among Christian evangelicals and social conservatives.
The Christie Chronicles: Gov. Christie and his backers have started a federal political action committee, an official step toward launching a presidential campaign.
Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, a Republican from Pennsylvania, discusses his views on President Obama as he addresses the Iowa Freedom Summit.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) - If Vice President Joe Biden looked captivated by last week's State of the Union address, chalk it up to good acting.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses.
DES MOINES, Iowa - For months, the 2016 Republican presidential race has been dominated by the "invisible primary" scramble for the backing of the party's donor class.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital.
WASHINGTON (AP) - No cringe. No dazzle. No edge.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has a telling hit list.
As the competition to win the support of donors for a potential presidential campaign intensifies, Gov. Christie on Monday announced a federal political action committee that could lay the foundation for a 2016 run.